As of 18.00 hours Wednesday 23rd November our region has gone into a heightened wildfire risk and as such all Fire Permits are suspended. Small fires smaller than 2 metres in any direction are still allowed but extreme caution should be used in considering to light up. Whether to light up or whether to not light up depends on the WEATHER and as we are in the Severe Fire Danger rating it should only be if absolutely required and the fire never left unattended. The duration of this Severe Fire Danger Rating period has not been determined at this stage. Now is a good time to review your Bushfire Survival Plan, know where it is and have it handy in case it is needed. ...
Tuesday night's training involved a joint exercise between the Auxiliary Fire Station crew and the Rural Fire Brigade crew doing water exchange from the Rural Fire Brigade trucks to the Fire and Rescue truck. A very successful result was obtained. Great to see interaction in case it is needed at an incident in the future. ...
December 6, 2016, 9:30am - December 6, 2016, 7:00pm
- Bring the kids and have a tour of the
- Meet your local WOMEN firefighters
and brigade supporters
- Have a go on the hoses and pumps,
check out the trucks and equipment
- Learn about the different roles
available and hear what it’s like to be
a female firefighter
- Refreshments and nibbles provided
Please be advised that all Fire Permits for burning (Permit To Light Fire) have been suspended from Midnight last night (Friday) until at least midnight Tuesday for all areas in the Gold Coast, Logan and Scenic Rim council areas due to the high, almost severe fire weather conditions predicted. TMRFB ...